SCIENCE: Understanding Heat
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Adapted from: Institute of Educational Sciences: Differentiation of Heat & Temperature
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Which of the following describes you best:
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Q1. Properties of natural & processed materials:
Properties of natural & processed materials
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The temperature of an object depends on the material that it is made of
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How do things get warmer or colder?
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Sweaters, gloves and woollen blankets are sources of heat.
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Some substances, including flour, sugar and air cannot heat up.
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2.1 Adding or removing heat on everyday solids & liquids:
Adding or removing heat on everyday solids & liquids - Properties of materials
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If my hands are cold, holding a warm cup of hot chocolate will remove some of the cold from my hands so that my hands will feel warmer:
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Most objects that warm up quickly (conductors of heat) usually only cool down slowly.
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Q3. Some materials can CHANGE STATE: For example, when water is heated, it can change from solid (ice) to liquid (water) to gas (steam or vapour).
Some materials can CHANGE STATE: For example, when water is heated, it can change from solid (ice) to liquid (water) to gas (steam or vapour).
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When water is boiled, light coloured or white steam can easily be seen:
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Heat almost always rises
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Heat usually goes out and cold usually goes in
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If I pick up a WARM ROCK with my cold hands, my hands will get WARMER because heat travels from HOT TO COLD.
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My woollen gloves keep my hands warm because wool produces heat
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If I pick up a COLD ICE block with my warm hand, my hand will get COLDER because heat travels FROM HOT TO COLD.
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Q4. Effects of heating & cooling in everyday life:
Effects of heating & cooling in everyday life
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A cold snowball will give off cold air
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Explain why you chose your answer to the previous question (question 3.1)
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A hat can keep your head warm in cold weather. What is the most likely reason
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Because of the downward force of gravity on Earth, we say that hot air almost always rises but in zero gravity (say, on the International Space Station), hot air would not rise?
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Explain why you chose your answer to the previous question:
Q5. A student takes a metal ruler and a wooden ruler from his pencil case. He notices that the metal ruler feels colder than the wooden ruler. Which of the following explanations is most likely correct:
A student takes a metal ruler and a wooden ruler from his pencil case. Why does the metal ruler feel cooler?.
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Is a big ice cube colder than a small ice cube?
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Materials get warmer because:
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